APRIES Human Trafficking Training Consultant - Guinea

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Organization: University of Georgia Research Foundation
Closing date: 15 Apr 2021

Project Description:

The African Programming and Research Initiative to End Slavery (APRIES) at the University of Georgia in the US is seeking a consultant to advise a training program to combat child trafficking in Guinea. APRIES manages a grant from the U.S. Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons to estimate and reduce the prevalence of child trafficking in Guinea. The overall goals of our project are to measurably reduce child trafficking in Boke and Mamou areas of Guinea:

  1. Collect, analyze, and establish robust baseline data on the prevalence of child trafficking in Boke and Mamou areas of Guinea.

  2. Enhance the quality and scope of our implementing partners’ anti-child trafficking operations resulting in a measurable reduction in baseline reporting in target communities and an increase in number of victims served from baseline by April 2023.

In collaboration with Guinea’s national anti-trafficking task force (CNLTPPA), APRIES has identified a strong need to conduct the following activities in Guinea related to the project goals above:

· Objective 1: Provide a Training of Trainers on human trafficking subject matter for staff at a leading non-governmental human rights organization in Guinea to empower them to train government and civil society actors on legal and judicial anti-trafficking issues.

· Objective 2: Train magistrates, police, and civil society organizations on anti-trafficking laws and policies, in addition to investigation, identification, and referral techniques in Guinea. These trainings should take place at the national level (in Conakry), as well as in Boke and Mamou.

Responsibilities of Consultant:

APRIES seeks a consultant who can accomplish the above stated Objectives:

  1. In collaboration with APRIES, develop and deliver the Training of Trainers (ToT) on human trafficking subject matter for staff at a leading non-governmental human rights organization in Guinea. This ToT will include a baseline assessment of trainees’ human trafficking subject matter knowledge, and a post-training assessment to measure progress.

  2. Assist the same non-governmental human rights organization in developing impactful curriculum and assessment materials for the training of magistrates, police, and civil society organizations based on a needs assessment. This curriculum should draw upon international best practices and be adapted for success in the context of Guinea.

Activities will take place in close collaboration with APRIES, the national anti-trafficking committee (CNLTPPA) and the human rights organization in Guinea.

Length of Consultancy: The consultancy is output-based but is expected to last about 18 months.

Requirements:

  • Master’s or doctoral degree in political science, international relations, human rights, or related field. Juris Doctor a plus.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the anti-trafficking field focusing on legal and judicial matters.
  • At least 5 years of experience working across multiple countries in West Africa.
  • At least 5 years of experience developing and delivering trainings and/or other structured educational activities.
  • French and English fluency (written and spoken).

How to apply:

Please send a resume/curriculum vitae and a letter outlining the candidate’s relevant skills and experience to Dr. Rebecca Poon, APRIES MERL Coordinator at: rcpoon@uga.edu.

Applicants will be reviewed as they are received until April 15, 2021.



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